Contact & Activities

Participating city

26.457 inhabitants

Local contact

Polgármesteri Iroda
Kovács Zsuzsa
Kossuth tér 6.
6600 Szentes
++36 63 510-345

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Petőfi Sándor és Ady Endre utca cca. 500 m hosszú szakaszának egyirányúsítása.
A rendezvény ideje alatt a Kossuth Lajos utca (település főutcája) Somogyi Béla és József Attila utca közötti 500 m hosszú szakaszának lezárása a gépjármű forgalom elől.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains